Find your calling at Wellington Free Ambulance

‹ About us

Wellington Free Ambulance is a great place to work! Many people feel lucky to work alongside passionate, inspirational people with the ability to really make a difference in people’s lives every day.

For 89 years Wellington Free Ambulance has been the provider of paramedic care to the people of Greater Wellington and the Wairarapa and we’re sure the best is yet to come!

Our team is made up of approximately 550 paid staff and volunteers. We have a wide range of volunteer and career opportunities available throughout the region, come join us!

Join us!

Whether you want to work on the frontline as a paramedic, in the communications centre answering 111 calls or you'd like to volunteer your time for our annual appeal, there is something for everyone at Wellington Free Ambulance!


Help us continue to make a difference to our communities Work at Wellington Free Ambulance ›

Become a Paramedic

Gain skills to provide emergency medical care in a range of situations. Become a paramedic at Wellington Free Ambulance ›


Volunteering is a work of heart. Join Wellington Free Ambulance and make a difference. Volunteer for Wellington Free Ambulance ›

Communication Centre Roles

Become an Emegency Medical Call Taker or Dispatcher with Wellington Free Ambulance Find out more ›

Patient Transfer Service Roles

Join the patient Transfer Service team providing care across the Kapiti and Porirua regions Find out more about Patient Transfer ›

Career Pathways

Key roles within the organisation have been mapped out so you can see where a role in Wellington Free may take you. Read more ›